Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter

    I understand law and medicine can be competitive but does it matter where you get an English degree from?
    • Very Important Poster
    • PS Reviewer

    Very Important Poster
    PS Reviewer
    (Original post by ambermariemorgan)
    I understand law and medicine can be competitive but does it matter where you get an English degree from?
    That depends on what you're hoping to use your degree for.

    English lit degrees vary hugely in content - so an english degree from one university might include compulsory modules that you hate and no optional modules on your favourite topics while another degree will closely match your interests and strengths. You're much more likely to do well (and not drop out) of a course that you're interested in.

    Nope, a degree from Coventry or Nottingham Trent is definitely equal to (or better than) a degree from Durham or Exeter.
What's the best type of cheese?
Help with your A-levels

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni


Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Uni match

Uni match

Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

Study planner

Create a study plan

Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

Study planner

Resources by subject

Everything from mind maps to class notes.

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student doing homework

Study tips from A* students

Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

Study help links and info

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.